Kanpur (Ahirwan) Airport is poised for expansion. After the expansion, citizens of Kanpur can avail direct flights to Gujrat, Tamilnadu and Maharashtra. The airport will soon be extended as the land for it has been identified and soon the acquisition proceedings will be underway. According to Sub Divisional Magistrate, Kanpur, IP Uttam, the airport authority has identified a land of around 100 acres in Sheikhpur and Mavaiya villages.
No-frill carrier GoAir will operate direct flights between Srinagar and Mumbai from April 18 for the convenience of passengers in general and tourists particularly. GoAir will operate direct flights between the two cities, Chief Executive Officer of the airline service provider, Giorgio De Roni, said in Jammu on April 17. The carrier is exploring possibilities to operate night flights from several capital cities to Srinagar, he said during a meeting with J-K Tourism Minister Ghulam Ahmad Mir.
Cathay Pacific would add more direct flights from Mumbai to Hong Kong from April. The Hong Kong-based full service airline will also introduce its new product line of the premium economy cabin on this route after launching it in Delhi and Chennai last year.